La Sportiva’s roots lie in clog manufacturing in the first half of the 20th century.
Hailing from Italy, La Sportiva cut their teeth on making mountain boots for the army, and have gone from strength to strength building on their reputation as one of the top climbing shoe companies in the world.
Today, La Sportiva is the brand of choice for some of the world's greatest outdoor atheletes.
La Sportiva draw on eight decades of experience passed down through generations of their family-run business in a small mountain town at the foot of the Italian Dolomites.
With roots that originated in making clogs, La Sportiva cut their teeth on the manufacture of army boots, and have gone from strength to strength building on their reputation as one of the top climbing shoe brands in the world.
Their aim is to bring the very latest in design and innovation to those who love to explore the great outdoors, with hand-crafted footwear that melds new technologies with their rich knowledge of the shoe-making industry.
Eighty years of knowledge passed down through generations have led to technical, hand-crafted footwear sought after by some of world’s greatest outdoor athletes.
From their home in the Italian Dolomites, La Sportiva support 140 families in an enviable mountain environment, where new technologies combine with decades of experience in the shoe-making industry.